An image of West Wittering beach at sunset
On the manhood peninsula, near the mouth of Chichester Harbour, the twin villages of East and West Wittering are home to stretches of unspoilt coastline. The golden sandy beach of West Wittering is a summertime hot spot, hugely popular with day trippers and holiday makers keen to enjoy the wide sands and shallow waters.

East Wittering, with its thriving community and vibrant selection of independent shops and cafes, boasts a sand and shingle beach which neighbours Bracklesham Bay on its Eastern Edge.

Both beaches are a year-round mecca for thrill seekers, with a host of watersports experiences on offer, as well as tuition and equipment hire. During cooler months, when dogs are welcome in all areas, the quieter beaches are the perfect location for wintry walks, with plenty of places to warm up afterwards.

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Things to do in the Witterings

Chichester Harbour Walks No. 6 - West Wittering Beach and East Head Chichester Harbour Walks No. 6- West Wittering Beach to East Head

A walk along the sandy beach of West Wittering and around the sand dunes of East Head with far-reaching views across to the Isle of Wight.

West Wittering Beach West Wittering Beach

****PLEASE NOTE THAT WEST WITTERING BEACH CAR PARK IS NOW OPERATING AN ONLINE, PREPAID TICKET SYSTEM**** To allow social distancing to be achieved, West Wittering Beach Car Park will be open to a reduced number of cars per day. You…

RSPB Medmerry RSPB Medmerry

Medmerry Nature Reserve is the result of one of Europe’s largest managed coastal realignment schemes. Medmerry’s new intertidal wildlife habitats have become a haven for wildlife including birds of prey and many types of wetland birds.  This is a place for…

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Events in the Witterings

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Places to Stay in the Witterings

Wicks Farm Holiday Park

We are a privately owned holiday park set in beautiful rural surroundings in West Sussex. Situated near the South Downs, only 1.5 miles away from the sandy beaches at West Wittering and the water sports facilities and natural environment of…

Stubcroft Farm Campsite Stubcroft Farm Campsite

Stubcroft Farm is an award winning family campsite with fantastic facilities and onsite shop. We have 35 electric hook-up points as well as traditional tent pitches. The shop serves teas & coffee and stocks a good range of groceries including…

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Witterings Eateries

Chocolates The Cafe by Lucy Armstrong Chocolates 34, Shore Road

Come and enjoy real hot chocolate or locally roasted coffee in our modern, continental coffee shop. Our hot chocolate is made with our own chocolate and we offer a variety of teas and coffees to suit all tastes. Savoury options…

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Splits Bakery 8-9, The Parade

Family run bakery, café and takeaway sandwich shop. All food is fresh and homemade!

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Fish and chips at Billy's on the Beach Billy’s on the Beach Farm Road

We are excited to welcome guests to our lovely seaside restaurant to dine-in and enjoy the Billy’s experience. We pride ourselves on serving fresh, local and seasonal produce that’s cooked to perfection. Our restaurant is open from 9am with the…

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